Last week, as Ireland prepared for Storm Dennis, lawyers in Ronan Daly Jermyn, the Cork law firm, were finalising preparations of a different kind. One of the biggest legal practices outside of Dublin, Ronan Daly Jermyn had been instructed by one of the world’s wealthiest men to take proceedings against one of the world’s biggest companies. If the case ever makes it to an Irish courtroom, it will pit a Qatari billionaire against the corporate nation state of Ireland. More crucially, as an increasing number of individuals target social media giants for content housed on their sites, it could potentially…
Few individuals have the financial firepower to take on Facebook. Wissam Al Mana, clearly does, however.